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Catholics See Rise in Number of Future Priests
There is certainly more activity this year on the campus of the Center for Pastoral Leadership (CPL) located on Euclid Avenue in Wickliffe, Ohio. The CPL is the home for both seminaries of the Diocese of Cleveland. The undergraduate school is Borromeo Seminary and the Graduate School of Theology is Saint Mary Seminary.
Since August 2013, seven new men have entered as Pre-Theology students at Borromeo, and 14 new men at Saint Mary, according to Fr. Mark Latcovich, President-Rector of Borromeo Seminary and Saint Mary Seminary. “Enrollment this year for both seminaries is 72 - the highest number in decades,” noted Fr. Latcovich. On October 26, six men will be ordained as deacons and will continue their education and training to be ordained as priests in May of next year. Live-streaming of the diaconate ordination, made possible by funding from the Rooted in Faith - Forward in Hope campaign, will be available Saturday morning by accessing the home page of the Diocese of Cleveland website.
“We are creating a culture of vocations in the Diocese of Cleveland,” said Latcovich. There are many people throughout the Diocese who are contributing to this pro-vocation culture.... read more